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Juridical Commission





The Juridical Commission’s role is both consultative and operational on juridical issues.

Legal opinions, studies and action 

The IOC Juridical Commission was created in 1974.

Its terms of reference include:
• Providing legal opinions to the IOC President, the IOC Executive Board and the IOC Session, upon their request, on issues relating to the exercise of their respective competences;
• Providing preliminary opinions concerning draft amendments to the Olympic Charter;
• Considering actions or defence concerning the IOC;
• Carrying out studies of a legal nature on issues which may affect the interests of the IOC; and
• Performing any other tasks of a legal nature entrusted to it by the IOC President, the IOC Executive Board or the IOC Session.